Fragment of Bowl (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl (?)
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 4.7 cm, W: 4.3 cm; Base Diam: 7.5 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-75 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque deep beige with a pink tinge, thick white iridescent crust flaking away from surface, heavy pitting; probably cast, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves base and lower part of vessel wall, slightly concave base preserves a narrow relief-cut band insert concave in profile which steps down to a second relief-cut band and into the underside which spreads up somewhat toward the center where a relief-cut boss with central dot is preserved; relief-cut bands must have served as the foot and short section of wall spreads up and out from there as far as preserved.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 146, #304, pl. 39; BIB# 29547